from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A usually private secondary school that prepares students for college.
- n. A usually private elementary school in Great Britain that prepares students for public school.
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- n. a private secondary school
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The preparatory school at Schwerin came to an end when the Emperor Joseph II suppressed the Collegium Nordicum.
Still there was a sort of mutual forbearance maintained for a year and a half, when another transfer took place, this time, to a select preparatory school four miles from Boston,
Peddie, the preparatory school that Walter attended and to which he had just made a large donation, sent a big banner which we put outside their bedroom door on the side of the house.
Farnum School, a preparatory school associated with the State Normal
Cluzel died in 1882 and was succeeded by Mgr Thomas, who built a preparatory school for the seminary of Khosrowa and successfully introduced celibacy among the native Catholic Chaldean clergy.
Riviere and Cuche, viewing the question from another standpoint, hold that if the common prison is only a preparatory school for recidivists, it still retains that character when it is imposed on a criminal who has just completed his stay in the cells.
College, located at Baldwin, Louisiana, was associated with New Orleans College serving both as a preparatory school and feeder to the college and as an agricultural and industrial branch of it.
Kean, a cultivated and delightful man who, like Reed, was a pro - duct of Mr. Abbot's preparatory school and Mr. Jefferson's Univer - sity.
The Franciscans of the Irish province have a monastery and preparatory school at Multyfarnham, near the cathedral town of Mullingar.